There are 4 ways to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) by bus, bus and ferry, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli
  2. Take the bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport A19

$97 - $141

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Punta Raisi to Palermo Centrale Reg
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...

$21 - $51

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Catania

$133 - $190

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) 149 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA). However, there are services departing from Palermo Airport and arriving at Catania–Fontanarossa Airport via Palermo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Palermo Airport (PMO) and Catania Airport (CTA) is 190 km. The road distance is 238.5 km.

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The best way to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA), including transfers.

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Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo Airport station.

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The best way to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) is to bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 29 min.

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Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) bus services, operated by SAIS Autolinee, arrive at Catania–Fontanarossa Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA).

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There are 2356+ hotels available in Catania Airport (CTA). Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA).
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  • Distance: 118.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Palermo Airport (PMO), Italy and Catania Airport (CTA), Italy?

You can take a bus from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) via Palermo - p.zza Cairoli and Palermo in around 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo Airport (PMO) to Catania Airport (CTA) via Palermo Centrale, Catania Centrale, and Catania Bus Terminal in around 5 h 29 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Punta Raisi to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo Airport to Palermo - p.zza Cairoli
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo Stazione Centrale to Catania
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it

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